5 Summer Trends You Can Score at Department Store Sales This Weekend (As Seen on the Today Show)
Get ready for all those amazing Fourth of July weekend sales! InStyle Senior Market Editor Dana Avidan-Cohn (@InStyleDana) stopped by the Today show this morning to share five of her favorite summer pieces that will be discounted this holiday weekend. She selected trendy items from JCPenney, Kohl’s, Bloomingdale's, Macy’s, and Sears for your shopping pleasure—pick them up now to stay cool in the summer heat.
Watch the clip and then shop the pieces below!
1. Trend: Printed Jumpsuits
"Breezy jumpsuits are a great alternative to maxis this season," Avidan-Cohn says. "The black and cream lily print is super on-trend for summer."
Kardashian Kollection Jumpsuit in Vintage Lily, $65; sears.com.
2. Trend: Easy Breezy Tanks and Bright Shorts
"A flowy cream top is a perfect option for getting around town on hot and humid summer days," she advises. "It pairs perfectly with a bright short in a fun fabric or pattern like tweed polka dots for the weekend."
3. Trend: White Swim
"One-piece suits are being seen everywhere right now because of their classic lines and flattering silhouettes, especially with details like side ruching," Avidan-Cohn says. "A classic two-piece is also a great option on the white swim trend, with a classic bandeau top and a nautical stripe on the bottom, bringing in an easy pattern."
Liz Claiborne Sweetheart Halter One-Piece Swimsuit, $32; jcpenney.com.
Arizona Solid Bandeau Swim Top, $5; JCPenney stores and Arizona Striped Scrunch Hipster Swim Bottoms, $12; JCPenney stores
4. Trend: Summer Slip-Ons: Slides vs. Espadrilles
"Slides and espadrilles are huge for summer this season because of they are extremely comfortable and easy to wear," she says. "Keeping them in neutral color palettes or patterns, which makes them perfect for pairing with everything from a cute sundress to a casual shorts look."
5. Trend: Carryall Pouches
"Pretty pouches are being seen everywhere right now because they are super practical and an easy way to add some pop to your collection of summer accessories," Avidan-Cohn shares. "These carryall pouches are especially great for summer when weekend getaways have you on the go, as you can keep all of your essentials, like ID, credit cards, beauty essentials, etc., in one place and easily transition from your workweek bag to your weekender bag."
Marc by Marc Jacobs Domo Arigato Zip Pouch, $48; bloomingdales.com.
Want more warm-weather fashion? Shop 38 pretty summer dresses in our gallery!
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